Proposed Information Collection (Financial Counseling Statement); Comment Request, 3806-3807 [E8-925]

Download as PDF 3806 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 14 / Tuesday, January 22, 2008 / Notices Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 400. Dated: January 10, 2008. By direction of the Secretary: Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E8–923 Filed 1–18–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0047] Proposed Information Collection (Financial Statement); Comment Request Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments for information needed to determine veteran-obligors’ and prospective assumers’ creditworthiness. Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before March 24, 2008. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through https://www.Regulations.gov or to Nancy J. Kessinger, Veterans Benefits Administration (20M35), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420 or e-mail to nancy.kessinger@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0047’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at https:// www.Regulations.gov. sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy J. Kessinger at (202) 461–9769 or Fax (202) 275–5947. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13; 44 U.S.C. 3501–3521), Federal agencies must VerDate Aug<31>2005 20:38 Jan 18, 2008 Jkt 214001 obtain approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each collection of information they conduct or sponsor. This request for comment is being made pursuant to section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA. With respect to the following collection of information, VBA invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of VBA’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of VBA’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of information technology. Title: Financial Statement, VA Form 26–6807. OMB Control Number: 2900–0047. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: The data collected on VA Form 26–6807 is use to determine release of liability and substitution of entitlement cases. VA may release original veteran obligors from personal liability arising from the original guaranty of their home loan, or the making of a direct loan, provided the purchasers/assumers meet the creditworthiness requirements. The data is also used to determine a borrower’s financial condition in connection with efforts to reinstate a seriously defaulted guaranteed, insured, or portfolio loan, and to determine homeowners eligibility for aid under the Homeowners Assistance Program, which provides assistance by reducing losses incident to the disposal of homes when military installations at which the homeowners were employed or serving are ordered closed. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 6,000 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 45 minutes. Frequency of Response: On Occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 8,000. Dated: January 10, 2008. By direction of the Secretary: Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E8–924 Filed 1–18–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00147 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0270] Proposed Information Collection (Financial Counseling Statement); Comment Request Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments for information needed to establish veteran-borrowers repayment agreement on delinquent guaranteed or insured VA home loans. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before March 24, 2008. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through https://www.Regulations.gov or to Nancy J. Kessinger, Veterans Benefits Administration (20M35), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420 or e-mail to nancy.kessinger@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0270’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at https:// www.Regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy J. Kessinger at (202) 461–9769 or Fax (202) 275–5947. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13; 44 U.S.C. 3501–3521), Federal agencies must obtain approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each collection of information they conduct or sponsor. This request for comment is being made pursuant to section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA. With respect to the following collection of information, VBA invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of VBA’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; E:\FR\FM\22JAN1.SGM 22JAN1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 14 / Tuesday, January 22, 2008 / Notices (2) the accuracy of VBA’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of information technology. Title: Financial Counseling Statement, VA Form 26–8844. OMB Control Number: 2900–0270. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA personnel and veteranborrower complete VA Form 26–8844 during financial counseling service to record net income, total expenditure, net worth, and to suggest areas where expenses can be reduced or income increased. Financial counseling service is provided to assist veteran-borrowers in retaining their home during periods of temporary financial difficulty. The data collected is used to help borrowers who are seriously delinquent on guaranteed or insured VA home loans to budget and establish a repayment schedule for the loan. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden: 3,750 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 45 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 5,000. Dated: January 10, 2008. By direction of the Secretary. Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E8–925 Filed 1–18–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0129] Proposed Information Collection (Supplemental Disability Report); Comment Request Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the VerDate Aug<31>2005 20:38 Jan 18, 2008 Jkt 214001 Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to this notice. This notice solicits comments on information needed to evaluate clams for disability insurance benefits. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before March 24, 2008. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through https://www.Regulations.gov; or to Nancy J. Kessinger, Veterans Benefits Administration (20M35), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420 or e-mail nancy.kessinger@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0129 in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at https:// www.Regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy J. Kessinger at (202) 461–9769 or Fax (202) 275–5947. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13; 44 U.S.C. 3501–3521), Federal agencies must obtain approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each collection of information they conduct or sponsor. This request for comment is being made pursuant to section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA. With respect to the following collection of information, VBA invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of VBA’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of VBA’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of information technology. Title: Supplemental Disability Report, VA Form Letter 29–30a. OMB Control Number: 2900–0129. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: VA Form Letter 29–30a is used by the insured to provide additional information required to PO 00000 Frm 00148 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 3807 process a claim for disability insurance benefits. Estimated Annual Burden: 548 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 5 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Number of Respondents: 6,570. Dated: January 10, 2008. By direction of the Secretary: Denise McLamb, Program Analyst, Records Management Service. [FR Doc. E8–928 Filed 1–18–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8320–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0510] Proposed Information Collection (Application for Exclusion of Children’s Income); Comment Request Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of a currently approved collection and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on information needed to determine whether children’s incomes can be excluded from consideration in determining a parent’s eligibility for non-service-connected pension. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before March 24, 2008. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through https://www.Regulations.gov or to Nancy J. Kessinger, Veterans Benefits Administration (20M35), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420 or e-mail to nancy.kessinger@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0510’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at https:// www.Regulations.gov. E:\FR\FM\22JAN1.SGM 22JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 14 (Tuesday, January 22, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 3806-3807]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-925]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS

[OMB Control No. 2900-0270]


Proposed Information Collection (Financial Counseling Statement); 
Comment Request

AGENCY: Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans 
Affairs.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of 
Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment 
on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under 
the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are 
required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each 
proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension 
of a currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public 
comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments for 
information needed to establish veteran-borrowers repayment agreement 
on delinquent guaranteed or insured VA home loans.

DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection 
of information should be received on or before March 24, 2008.

ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information 
through https://www.Regulations.gov or to Nancy J. Kessinger, Veterans 
Benefits Administration (20M35), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 
Vermont Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20420 or e-mail to 
nancy.kessinger@va.gov. Please refer to ``OMB Control No. 2900-0270'' 
in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be 
viewed online through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at 
https://www.Regulations.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy J. Kessinger at (202) 461-9769 
or Fax (202) 275-5947.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13; 44 
U.S.C. 3501-3521), Federal agencies must obtain approval from the 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each collection of 
information they conduct or sponsor. This request for comment is being 
made pursuant to section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA.
    With respect to the following collection of information, VBA 
invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information 
is necessary for the proper performance of VBA's functions, including 
whether the information will have practical utility;

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(2) the accuracy of VBA's estimate of the burden of the proposed 
collection of information; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, 
and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to 
minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, 
including through the use of automated collection techniques or the use 
of other forms of information technology.
    Title: Financial Counseling Statement, VA Form 26-8844.
    OMB Control Number: 2900-0270.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Abstract: VA personnel and veteran-borrower complete VA Form 26-
8844 during financial counseling service to record net income, total 
expenditure, net worth, and to suggest areas where expenses can be 
reduced or income increased. Financial counseling service is provided 
to assist veteran-borrowers in retaining their home during periods of 
temporary financial difficulty. The data collected is used to help 
borrowers who are seriously delinquent on guaranteed or insured VA home 
loans to budget and establish a repayment schedule for the loan.
    Affected Public: Individuals or households.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 3,750 hours.
    Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: 45 minutes.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 5,000.

    Dated: January 10, 2008.
    By direction of the Secretary.
Denise McLamb,
Program Analyst, Records Management Service.
 [FR Doc. E8-925 Filed 1-18-08; 8:45 am]
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